Whaley House Museum

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The Whaley House is a museum and California Historical Landmark, situated in the Old Town, San Diego, California. It is administered by the Save Our Heritage Organization (SOHO). The Whaley House was the home of Thomas Whaley and his family. The place where the house was built was once a graveyard.

At varied times it operated as Whaley's general store, San Diego's second county courthouse, and the first commercial theater in San Diego. The house has witnessed a longer  & varied history than any other building in the city. The Whaley House Museum offers a late-night ghost hunting tour on the last weekend of every month. The Whaley House Museum is open all year round. The hours are seasonal. There are day-time and evening admission hours. Private after-hours tours are also there after 10 P.M.

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Hours : Monday - Tuesday 10 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

(Wed Closed), Thu - Sat from 10 A.M. to 9:30 P.M., Sun from 10 A.M. to 8:30 P.M. (Vary in Summers, School Spring breaks, and School Winter breaks)

Tickets :  Daytime Admission (10:00 A.M to 4:30 P.M.) - $10 for Adults; $8 for Seniors (55+), Active Duty Military, & Children (ages 6-12): 

Free for children (5 and below)

(Includes entry to the Adobe Chapel Museum, shown by appointment/request via Whaley House Museum)

Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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